Alice Liddell

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  • A Boat Beneath A Sunny Sky Analysis

    In the poem “A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky,” Lewis Carroll talked about the boat ride that he went on with his friend, Alice, and her sisters (Popova). On this boat ride, he told the children about the story of Wonderland, which later inspired his book called Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Popova). This poem reflected the loss of Carroll 's loved one. As Alice grew up, she is not naïve and optimistic like she used to be when was a little girl. As a result, Carroll was disheartened by her transition into adulthood because he adored the childlike image of Alice in her childhood. In a broader sense, Carroll encourages people to enjoy the times of youth because it is short, and they can do anything they want without…

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  • Childhood And Imagination In The Adventures Of Alice In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

    that age limits imagination, but that is not the true. No one can blame themselves for wanting that sense of creativity to live within for as long as possible, which is exactly how Alice felt throughout her journey. In The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll uses references to his own past, Alice’s change in size, and imagery to show that people can keep elements of childhood, like imagination, forever. It is well known and quite obvious that childhood only lasts for a short amount…

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  • Reality In Alice's Adventures In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

    case for Alice in Lewis Carroll’s novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Alice falls into a large-rabbit hole and finds herself in a whole other world. The classic novel has won many awards and has been the inspiration to many movies, plays and comic books. Lewis Carroll’s classic novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, portrays direct correlations between the author’s life and the Victorian era. Lewis Carroll was born January 27, 1832 in Cheshire, England to Charles Dodgson and Frances Jane…

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  • Literary Analysis: Alice In Wonderland

    siblings and yet was always very bright in mathematics and won many prizes throughout his youth. Carroll was always known for connecting with children within literature and even the way he spoke was more perceivable to children in the mid 1800’s. As Carroll enjoyed and connected with the young minds of the youth he connected greatly with Alice Liddell, daughter of Henry George Liddell, Alice and Lewis spent most afternoons sitting around as Lewis told tales that formed in his mind to spark the…

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  • Lewis Carroll And Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll was an English logician, mathematician, an ordained minister, a photographer and a writer best known for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. He was born on January 27, 1832, with the birth name Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Many people don’t know that the Alice stories were based on a real girl, Alice Liddell. Carroll first met Liddell on a boat trip. She asked him to tell her a story and he did. It was such a good story he wrote it down for her and from there the Adventures in…

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  • Analysis Of Alice's Adventures In Wonderland: Through The Looking Glass By Lewis Carroll

    picnic the group had went on a few weeks earlier. Evidently this story was better as 2 of the children thought so and even began to cry. Alice Liddell wanted him to continue to write out the adventures for her! Carroll wrote down the story and added extra tales to and it added his own drawings into the book and gave it to Alice, he did not expect to hear about the book again. Author Henry Kingsley saw the book when visiting the church and thought it was good, he wanted the children's mom to get…

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  • Archetypes In Peter Pan

    the persona are consisted in these novels; Peter pan, Alice in Wonderland, and Wizard of Oz that essentially gives the audience a glimpse of oddity being put out there, a strange tale with a fragmented feel to it. Now we are able to take a closer look and see how these archetypes are used. In the promising work of “Alice in Wonderland” it covers most of the prevalent archetypes in literature, the protagonist alice is considered as many different archetypes in her surreal world. She is the hero,…

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  • Moral Issues In Alice In Wonderland

    John Griffith believe that, “Alice offers to readers... a splendid opportunity to learn respect instead of suspicion for one of the great modes of literature, satire” (Frey and Griffith). Presenting this type of literature to young readers will give them a better understanding of the absurdity of adulthood and the corrupt judicial system of Victorian England. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Queen of Hearts symbolizes English authority and the corrupt manner in which decisions are made.…

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  • The Age Differences Between The Narrator And Rebecca

    appearance and the comparisons between her and other famous female figures. At the start of Rebecca, the narrator describes herself as a “little scrubby schoolboy with a passion for a sixth-form prefect” and had a “youthful, unpowdered face” which shows how young she was when she was working for Mrs Van Hopper. It is safe to say that Maxim, not unlike the reader, sees the narrator as a child despite them being married. For example, he insists three times that the narrator dress up as Alice in…

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  • The Theme Of Sacrifice In The Gift Of The Magi

    The theme of Sacrifices between the families is portrayed in the texts. Written text ‘My Sister’s Keeper’ by Jodi Picoult and short story ‘The Gift of the Magi’ by O’ Henry. Media text ‘Mamma Mia’ directed by Phyllida Lloyd and Script ‘Billy Elliot’ by Stephen Daldry. These texts introduce a range of sacrifice that can occur in family relationship; married couple, mother and child, father and child and between siblings. All of these texts are connected sacrificing their most valuable. The Gift…

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